Guitar, Bass, Drum, Keyboarding, & Rock Band Teacher
Austen has a BMus in Jazz Performance from ASU, as well as 18 years of experience as a live performer and 10 years experience as a private educator. Austen’s range of experience makes him a versatile teacher; as a 9-year member of the Music Makers teaching staff, Austen has given instruction for drums, piano, guitar, music theory and composition, improvisation, as well as coaching the majority of the Music Maker rock bands. He regularly provides his students with customized curriculum, sheet music and recordings, and as a nationally-active artist is able to provide guidance for students seeking to push their pursuit of music further. Austen’s current focus is on music technology, electronic music and synthesizers. His favorite part of teaching is helping people find their love for music, so come in and hang out with Austen soon!